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Meklit

Saturday, May 21, 8pm

Free Conversation with the Artists at 3pm

Meklit, and her five-piece band, have rocked stages from Addis Ababa to San Francisco, New York to Nairobi, London to Arusha, Montreal to Cairo, and more. Her electric stage presence, her innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and fiery, emotive delivery results in a killer live show. Her album, When the People Move, the Music Moves Too, released on Six Degrees Records, received rave reviews and reached #4 on the iTunes World Music Charts, #1 on the NACC World Charts and #12 on the World Charts in Europe. She has been featured on NPR, NY Magazine, PRI’s The World, BBC Africa, BBC World Service, BBC Women’s Hour, , AfroPop, The Village Voice, and more.

Saturday, May 21, 8pm

Free Conversation with the Artists at 3pm
Box Office, Art Bar & Galleries Open at 7pm
Performance at 8pm

Free Conversation
The Power of Music to Set People and Social Movements in Motion

Tickets
Members $17 · Non-Members $20
Youth & Students (with valid student ID) $10
Tickets available at: Jeff’s Copy Express,
ITT @ NAS Fallon, or call CAC at 775-423-1440

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Oats Park Art Center
151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406
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For More Information
Call 775-423-1440

Artist’s Website
www.meklitmusic.com

Meklit
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John Ben Snow Memorial Trust Fallon Convention and Tourism Authority Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation System Consultants Nevada Division of Tourism WESTAF Great Basin Brewing Co.

Thank You Sponsors & Partners

Churchill Arts Council programs and activities are sponsored, in part, by: the National Endowment for the Arts; the City of Fallon; the Nevada Arts Council; the Fallon Post; Lahontan Valley News; the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust; the Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority; the Bretzlaff Foundation; the E. L. Cord Foundation; the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation; Churchill County; Systems Consultants; the Nevada Commission on Tourism; Speedway Market; Walmart Foundation; CC Communications; and Holiday Inn Express.

Additional support has also been provided by the Depot / Widmer & Mills, CPAs; Mackedon-Law, PC; Fallon Nugget / Bonanza Inn & Casino / Fernley Nugget; the Southwest Gas Foundation; and the Cousie C. Nelson Endowment. The Churchill Arts Council proudly pours Great Basin Brewing Company’s Icky IPA and Outlaw Oatmeal Stout at all its events.

The free performances by the Dusty 45s and Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers are presented in cooperation with the Mayor, City Council and City of Fallon. Additional support for the performances and conversations by American Patchwork Quartet and Del Castillo Trio has been provided by TourWest, a program of the Western States Arts Federation. Underwriting support for the performances by John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band, American Patchwork Quartet, and Le Vent du Nord has been provided by Speedway Market. The readings and outreach activities by authors David Anthony Durham and Mindy Nettifee are presented in cooperation with the Churchill Library Association.

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